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Year 8 students are challenged to think about how they will navigate their futures

02 March 2020

Year 8 students at Goffs Academy recently took part in some of the YC Hertfordshire Services for Young People “Navigate Your Future” workshops where they explored careers, the diversity of the jobs market, skill sets needed for the future job sector, and what steps they need to take in the next few years to identify the career path they want to pursue.

LGBT+ History Month celebrated with launch of poem anthology

19 February 2020

A celebration of LGBT+ History took place at the Trestle Arts Base this week, with the launch of an anthology of poems about gender, identity and diversity, with Hertfordshire County Council - YC Hertfordshire Services for Young People.

YC Hertfordshire Celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

04 February 2020

Are you a young person thinking about an apprenticeship? Do you want to earn while you learn? Are you keen to learn practical skills on the job? Are you worried about having the right GCSE results to secure an apprenticeship?

Quality in Careers Standard

04 February 2020

Almost 20 learning providers in Hertfordshire have now signed up to the Quality in Careers Standard, the single national quality award for careers education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG) in schools, colleges and work-based learning, with Investor in Careers, showing continued commitment to providing high quality CEIAG provision to young people.

Traveller Employment Excellence Programme

22 January 2020

Hertfordshire is reported in the 2011 census as being the third highest Traveller population in the Eastern region, home to some 53 Traveller sites with approximately 1300 Traveller children between 0 and 19 years of age. Around 35% of schools in Hertfordshire currently have Traveller pupils on roll. Set against this backdrop, we are pleased to be able to share news of an innovative and ground breaking targeted programme, supporting the young Traveller community in the county.

Hertford students get a taste of the world of work

19 December 2019

National and local companies gave students a taste of the world of work at a careers carousel organised by YC Hertfordshire at The Sele School in Hertford.

Young people enjoy Pride Prom

17 December 2019

More than 100 young people who attend YC Hertfordshire LGBT+ youth projects across the county joined together for the annual Pride Prom.

Sir John Lawes Wellbeing Conference

05 December 2019

Fourteen young people from Sir John Lawes School worked with Youth Workers from Hertfordshire County Councils targeted youth service, YC Hertfordshire, to complete The Royal Society for Public Health’s Young Health Champions course over the last academic year, equipping them with the skills to provide mental health support to their peers.

Takeover Day 2019 – Giving young people the opportunity to get involved in democracy

02 December 2019

40 young people from across Hertfordshire were given the opportunity to create their own policies and make their own manifestos, thanks to this year’s Takeover Day.

Young People in Waltham Cross Celebrate Black History Month

27 November 2019

Young people in Broxbourne celebrated Black History Month by exploring the importance of identity and attending music workshops at YC Hertfordshire’s youth work projects and programmes.